Apr 17, 2013 3:00am PDT
, we have msnbc and "time" magazine senior pliolitical analyst mark halpern and steve rattner and in boston, mike barnicle. in washington, washington anchor for bbc world news america, katty kay. good to have everyone back here in new york as well and mike working around the clock, around the clock in his city of boston. we will start, though, with the latest on the investigation. new details surrounding the explosive used in boston and the two lingering questions who built them and why. nbc has obtained these photos of what remains of a pressure cooker which was used as the delivery device for the explosives. law enforcement sources tell nbc news the bombs were built to act like homemade ieds. sources tell nbc news the bombs included a battery pack and "the boston globe" reports investigators recovered a part of a circuit board at the scene. the bombs were packed with scha shrapnel. the bomb was not capable of creating a massive blast. instead, its main purpose was to maim and injure. photos obtained by whdh in boston showed the area where the bomb was left moments before and
Apr 21, 2013 5:00am PDT
new york. i'm steve kornacki. the u.s. will double its aid to the syrian opposition and kerry was speaking with foreign ministers and the officials in colorado said five snowboarders were killed in avalanche. massachusetts governor patrick said last night that the accused boston marathon bomber is in critical but stable condition. still in no shape to talk to authorities. newly released police infrared 1r video shows when tsarnaev was hiding in a boat friday night. after police rushed to the scene after tip from the resident that found him there. at the london marathon this morning, runners observed a moment of silence from the victims of monday's bombings in boston. and last night hundreds turned out for a vigil to commemorate the week's final fatality. 26-year-old m.i.t. police officer sean collier who was shot and killed thursday night in the line of duty. >>> boston has never in memory had a week as trying as tragic and as nerve racks, as confusing and as sad and as terrifying as this past one. which is what made this scene at fenway park yesterday so awesome. >> it doesn'